NEWS & EVENTS


Streets for Life Campaign Presented with Prince Michael International Road Safety Award

The Streets for Life #Love30 campaign for the 6th UN Global Road Safety Week has been presented with a 2021 Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. The prestigious award is presented each year to examples of outstanding international road safety initiatives.  The Streets for Life #Love30 campaign was organized under the auspices of the UN […]

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PRESS RELEASE: 10 Years of NGO Empowerment and Mobilization

15 November 2021 Today, the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) celebrates its 10th anniversary.  The Alliance was founded in 2011 to mobilize and empower NGOs during the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020. Since then, the Alliance and its 288 members in 98 countries have grown in number, capacity, and […]

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COP26: Sustainable mobility a tool toward net zero

From 31 October to 12 November 2021, the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) is bringing together world leaders to urgently address with the aim of accelerating action toward the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. COP26 has drawn worldwide attention and a call to action from NGOs and […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Right to Safe Mobility Puts People at the Heart of the Global Plan

28 October 2021 The Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030 is launched today. It marks an important milestone in the continued effort to halve road deaths and injuries by 2030. The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) endorses the Global Plan. In particular, we welcome that it […]

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Walking and Cycling Forum in Africa

One of the recommended actions in the Global Plan is a shift to toward walking, cycling and public transport, noting that by 2030 “urban mobility will exceed the capacity of systems that rely largely on private vehicles such as cars and motorcycles.” It endorses policies that lower speeds and prioritize the needs of pedestrians, cyclists, and public transport […]

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Alliance Welcomes a New Member

The Alliance is delighted to welcome a new member that joined us recently. Full Members School Health Annual Report Programme (SHARP) runs scientifically-planned health programmes for school children, managed under the guidance of medical experts, sociologists, educationists, psychologists, nutritional specialists, and others. SHARP’s mission is to prevent, detect, address and resolve health problems increase educational […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members and Friends

The Alliance is delighted to welcome two new members and a new Friend of the Alliance that joined us recently. Full Members R-Safe Charitable Trust, India, was established in Chennai in 2014 to create a trust for public, social and charitable purposes. It organizes awareness programs for school and college students, corporate employees and executives, […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Meaningful NGO Participation Guide Launched

HOW NGOs CAN INFLUENCE DECISION MAKING AND WHY DECISION MAKERS SHOULD INVOLVE THEM 29 September 2021 Today, the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) releases its Good Practice Guide on Meaningful NGO Participation in the Field of Road Safety, demonstrating the unique and essential value of including NGOs in road safety decision […]

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Alliance Welcomes New Members and Friends

The Alliance is delighted to welcome two new members and a new Friend of the Alliance that joined us recently. Full Members Reacciona por la Vida, Mexico, was founded in 2013 by Víctimas de la Violencia Vial AC and AXA Mexico. Its objective is to promote actions that improve road safety in Mexico, so that […]

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30 km/h School Zone Law Set for Parliament Vote in Senegal

In Senegal, LASER International has been advocating for school zone safety since 2012. It has been instrumental in advising the Ministry for Infrastructure and Transport on the drafting of a new law which would make 30 km/h limits mandatory around schools across Senegal. The draft of the law was adopted by the Council of Ministers […]

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30 km/h Decree in Peru

In Peru in July, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications decreed a new traffic regulation (Supreme Decree No. 025-2021-MTC), which among a raft of other changes, modifies maximum speeds in urban areas set out in the national traffic regulation. The decree amends the maximum limit to 50 km/h on avenues, and 30 km/h on urban […]

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Good Samaritan Law India

In February 2021, the Alliance worked with 16 of its member NGOs in India to build capacity for awareness and implementation of the Good Samaritan Law and to develop action plans that would see the law finally implemented across India. The Good Samaritan Law was passed on 30 March 2016 through a High Court Judgement […]

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LEARN: Building Data Partnerships in Africa

In 2019, the Alliance and the International Road Federation (IRF Geneva), supported by the FIA Road Safety Grants Programme, launched the LEARN program, starting first in Kenya and Senegal, and expanding in 2020–2021 with additional support from Total Energies Foundation, to Cameroon, Uganda, Togo, and Zambia. The program uses multi-sectoral coalitions in each country, co-ordinated […]

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PRESS RELEASE: US$161,000 RAISED FOR LIFE-SAVING ROAD SAFETY PROGRAMS AROUND THE WORLD

Budapest, 2 August 2021 The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety (the Alliance) is delighted to be the recipient of US$161,000* raised at a gala dinner in Budapest, Hungary on 30 July 2021, hosted by Jean Todt, the UN Secretary General’s Envoy for Road Safety and FIA President, and László Palkovics, Ministry for Innovation […]

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